How the Birds Became Friends – a story of kindness from Noa Baum

Have you ever wondered how an author takes an idea from a story in their head to a published book you can hold in your hands? Local storyteller and author Noa Baum will share her book How the Birds Became Friends – a delightful take on a Burmese folktale, illustrated by renowned ecologist and artist Zev Labinger about the power … Read More

Blue Sky Puppet Theater with Rufus

A story of acceptance and inclusion celebrating Library Lovers Month. Blue Sky Puppets returns, presenting “Rufus”, a pet dog. Rufus’ adventures explore celebrating differences, kindness, love and Valentines Day and Library Lovers Month. Join a sing-a-long and meet and greet the puppeteers at the end of the show! Intended for ages 2-10. Made possible through the generosity of the Friends … Read More

Pan-Asian Storytelling (Virtual)

Hang onto your “Tails & Tales” as master storytellers Nancy Wang and Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo take you on a journey of Pan-Asian folk tales and myths. They will delight your listening ears, warm your heart, open your eyes and imagination with stories from China, Korea, Philippines and more! Offered as part of Montgomery County Public Library’s Summer Read and Learn 2021. … Read More

Drag Queen Story Hour with Drag Queen Story Hour of Montgomery County

Join us for a glamorous, imaginative, and exciting storytime presented by Drag Queen Story Hour of Montgomery County! https://mcpl.events/drag-story-hour Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and bookstores. Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity in childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, … Read More

Virtual “Just for the Record – A Vinyl Day” Set for Saturday

Fans of vinyl records can celebrate that music medium and all that surrounds the culture of LPs during the fourth annual “Just for the Record – A Vinyl Day”. Montgomery County Public Libraries and Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, Inc. are presenting the free virtual event, which will run from 12 to 3 p.m. this Saturday, April 17.